Founded in 1847, Saint Francis University is the oldest Franciscan college in the United States and one of the first Catholic colleges established in this country. Saint Francis University offers higher education in an environment guided by Catholic values and teachings, and inspired by the example of our patron, Saint Francis of Assisi.
Master of Health Science – Online Program
The Master of Health Science (MHS) Program is an on-line post-baccalaureate degree offered through Saint Francis University. The MHS program is designed for professionals in the healthcare setting who hold a baccalaureate degree and desire to pursue graduate education.
The MHS from Saint Francis prepares students to take on leadership roles in healthcare administration. With a MHS degree, current professionals are better prepared for roles such as department directors, hospital administrators, lab/clinic managers, or directing healthcare policy.
This 30-credit MHS Program is offered online. It includes structured courses and independent study modules offering maximum flexibility for busy health professionals. Most full-time employed students can complete the program in a two-year time period.
Core Curriculum (18 credits)
MHS 503 Research Methodology (3 credits) MHS 505 Ethical Issues in Practice (2 credits) MHS 508 Health Care Systems Management (3 credits) MHS 515 Leadership (3 credits) MHS 513 Clinical Residency Project (4 credits) MHS 518 Strategies in Health Policy (3 credits)
Electives (12 credits)
MHS 506 Introduction to Pharmacology (3 credits) MHS 507 Advanced Pharmacology (3 credits) MHS 504 Issues in Clinical Practice (3 credits) MHS 510 Practicum for Underserved (3 credits) MHS 516 Special Topics (3 credits) MHS 520 Diversity in Health Care (3 credits)
Applying to Saint Francis University –Application Process 1. Check to see if you meet the requirements for admission • Completed baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution • Cumulative GPA of 2.5. • Two (2) letters of reference • Submission of a non-refundable $50.00 application fee.
2. Contact an academic advisor to begin the application process • Call 1-800-357-5855 to speak to an advisor. Academic advisors will answer any questions you have and can help you start the application process